AES Dublin 2019 Presenter or Author
Primary Affiliation: Quiet Music Ensemble - Dublin, Ireland
Alexis Nealon is an Irish sound engineer and has worked with music and theatre ensembles for over 20 years, at home and abroad. From electro-acoustic music concerts, recordings and broadcasts, through international ethnic virtuosi performances, he has materialised and enhanced their artistic needs and visions.
Previous theatre designs and compositions have included shows with I.M.D.T. ([Like] Silver, 2004), Cois Céim (Knots, 2005), Broken Talkers / Junk Ensemble (Drinking Dust 2008), Fabulous Beast (James, Son of James 2010), Rough Magic (The Train, 2016), The Abbey theatre (Donegal, 2016) and many more.
Music acts he’s worked with include The Quiet Music Ensemble, The Bonny Men, The High Kings, Crash Ensemble, Lorcán Mac Mathuna, Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra, Dublin Sound Lab and countless others.
Originally a guitarist, he developed synthesizer and computer skills to realise original compositions, before returning to college as a mature student, finishing with a thesis on interactive music software design. He holds a Masters in Music and Media Technology, from Trinity College, Dublin.
W12: Spatial Audio for Contemporary Music Performances and Theater (Panelist)